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Union – Interstate Accident Victim Identified

Officials have identified the victim of last Thursday’s interstate crash in Union.

At 1:45 p.m., 46-year-old Eric Poblenz of New Hampshire was driving on I-84 West when he crashed into a state vehicle near Exit 73. The collision forced his vehicle into the center median/guardrail. Poblenz sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead soon after. The driver of the Department of Transportation vehicle incurred minor injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment. The incident is still under active investigation. Witnesses are encouraged to contact State Police as soon as possible.

The causes of many interstate/highway accidents can be challenging to determine. It’s in these situations where witness reports will prove invaluable. Obviously, responsible parties have to be stopped from causing further harm. Less obvious are the avenues that victims or their next-of-kin can explore to help them cope post-crash. These options are particularly relevant if negligence is involved in any of these situations.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.


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